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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (2 core)

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Windows Server 2012 R2 (2 core) is a server version of Windows developed by Microsoft. Windows Server 2012 R2 (2 core) offers many innovative improvements compared to previous versions. In addition, security and infrastructure have been greatly improved. For example, Windows Server is also known for its flexible management. It is easy to set up user groups, grant permissions and install programs.

Windows Server 2012 R2 2 Core

What are the benefits of Windows Server 2012 R2?

Here are some benefits of Windows Server 2012 R2:

Enhanced Hyper-V
Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced Hyper-V 4.0, with improvements such as the ability to export and import virtual machines without downtime, online memory and virtual network adapter customizations, and improved Linux support.

Storage tiering
Windows Server 2012 R2 brought Storage Spaces improvements, including storage tiering. This allows data to be automatically moved between faster and cheaper storage media, optimizing performance without increasing costs.

Deduplication for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
Windows Server 2012 R2 brought the ability to use deduplication on VDI workloads, saving storage space when deploying large numbers of virtual desktops.

Enhanced Security
Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced improvements to security features, including improved access management control with Dynamic Access Control (DAC), improved attack protection with SMB 3.0, and improved certificate management and IP address management.

WorkplaceJoin
Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced Workplace Join, which allows devices to be registered in Active Directory without having to be full domain members. This is especially useful for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) scenarios.

Work Folders
Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced Work Folders, a feature that allows users to sync their work files across multiple devices and access these files from anywhere.

Web Application Proxy
This new feature provides secure remote access to web applications and services for remote users.

Windows PowerShell 4.0
Windows Server 2012 R2 came with PowerShell 4.0, which allowed system administrators to create and manage powerful automated scripts.

Gen2 Virtual Machines
Windows Server 2012 R2 brought Gen2 Virtual Machines, which enabled newer features and performance improvements for VMs, such as Secure Boot and the ability to launch VMs without legacy emulation.

Until when are Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 licenses supported?

The support cycle for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 is determined by Microsoft’s Product Lifecycle Policy. The product life cycle includes two major phases: Mainstream support and Extended support. Here are the important dates related to Windows Server 2012 R2 support:

Mainstream support
Mainstream support for Windows Server 2012 R2 began on October 18, 2013 and lasted for five years. During this phase, Microsoft provided regular security updates, bug fixes, enhancements, and technical support for the product.

Extended support
After the Mainstream support came the Extended support, which started on October 10, 2018 and is expected to last five years. During this period, the product will still receive security updates, but no new features or design changes.

WorkplaceJoin
Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced Workplace Join, which allows devices to be registered in Active Directory without having to be full domain members. This is especially useful for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) scenarios.

Work Folders
Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced Work Folders, a feature that allows users to sync their work files across multiple devices and access these files from anywhere.

Web Application Proxy
This new feature provides secure remote access to web applications and services for remote users.

Windows PowerShell 4.0
Windows Server 2012 R2 came with PowerShell 4.0, which allowed system administrators to create and manage powerful automated scripts.

Gen2 Virtual Machines
Windows Server 2012 R2 brought Gen2 Virtual Machines, which enabled newer features and performance improvements for VMs, such as Secure Boot and the ability to launch VMs without legacy emulation.

Windows Server 2012 R2 licenses

Choose from the Windows Server licenses below.

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (2 Core)
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (2 Core)

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